How to Configure Homegroup in windows 8, 10 step by step

After the introduction of Homegroup feature in Windows 8, to share folders in computers becomes easy. Since this feature is continued by Microsoft in Windows 8 you can get an advantage of this. But for this first thing is to know how to Configure Homegroup in windows 8. So we proceed further.

Configure Homegroup in windows 8

  • Go to taskbar panel and right-click on the network icon.
  • Choose this option – Open Network and sharing center.
windows 8 network sharing
  • From next appearing window, move your mouse cursor around left pane. click on the HomeGroup option.
windows 8 homegroup button
  •  It will launch join a homegroup window. Click Next.
windows 8 homegroup settings
  • Click on the Change advanced sharing settings option.
windows 8 homegroup join
  • Now you get a new window of advanced sharing options. It asks to modify sharing options for various network profiles.
windows 8 advance sharing options
  • After configuring it, click on this option – join now
windows 8 homegroup configure
  • Insert homegroup password to connect your windows 8 with the homegroup.
  •  Click Next button.
Windows 8 homegroup join password
As a result, you have connected with homegroup network. It displays the all shared libraries folders of windows 8.

Configure Homegroup in windows 8


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